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Below is the poem entitled Life which was written by poet Mac McGovern. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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From the seed divided,
to exist in a sea,
nurturing, warming,
what is delicate life.

Until thrust into the light
screaming in shock,
forced to inhale first
breath of life,
a new comforting sea,
setting free.

First vision
a beautiful sight,
blurred and unfocused,
stares into the memorized face
of dreams,
as gentle hands 
impress, warm, caress,
soft textured folds.

warm the face,
ears, attune
to soothing vibrations,
breathing deep, 
inhaling wonderful fragrances,
environment different,
yet the same,
from first division,
imprinted heartbeat,
the bond of life.

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  1. Date: 6/30/2010 12:31:00 AM
    Magnificent! You have created a Masterpiece Mac. I love every line and into favorites it goes. Aloha, Connie

  1. Date: 6/22/2010 7:59:00 PM
    Mac, this is a super poem. I'm jealous. Thank you for your kind comments lately. Charles

  1. Date: 6/21/2010 10:25:00 AM
    BIRTH! I have written on this theme in the past. You have created such a beautiful rendering. Thank you for sharing. Lainie. PS: I was too with my entry inyour contest, but I posted anyway - a poem entitled 'How the Blue Rose Came to be.

  1. Date: 6/20/2010 12:10:00 PM
    Mac, soup mail is waiting again. Charles

  1. Date: 6/20/2010 4:34:00 AM
    the of this poem is spiritually cleansing...I love the read...^_^ v

  1. Date: 6/20/2010 3:19:00 AM
    emjoyed it